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French Porcelain Biscuit "Les travaux des amours"

$7,314.90

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French porcelain bisque group in the style of Falconet children designed by Étienne-Maurice Falconet in 1757 for Sèvres. These statuettes, characterized by a high naturalism and inspired by François Boucher, feature children making rural activities. Our bisque depicts four young cupids working the metal in a forge. The young blacksmiths are crafted with realism, their attitudes depict the difficult working conditions in a forge. The group is set upon a black marble base, circa 1850 Dimensions: W 9.1 in, D 9.1in, H 16.9in. Dimensions: L 23cm, P 23cm, H 43cm.

Details

  • Similar to
    Étienne Maurice Falconet (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16.93 in. (43 cm)Diameter: 9.06 in. (23 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XV (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1850
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 25331stDibs: LU2065317331612

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Montesson, France
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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